With the guidance of the gospels; we have a vivid description of the events surrounding the tomb of Christ. Sometime after the sabbath had ended (Saturday evening); Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome purchased some spices to anoint the body of the Lord (Mark 16:1). It was very early on Sunday at sunrise, that a group of women came to the sepulchre (Mark 16:2 and Luke 24:1). Mary Magdalene and the other Mary arrived at the tomb before the others (John 20:1-"while it was still dark" and Matthew 28:1-"as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week").
Mary Magdalene own words in the Gospel of John testifies that she wasn't alone in noticed of the missing body of Jesus - Chapter 20 vs 2: They have taken away the Lord out of the sepulchre, and WE (plural) know not where they have laid him.
Mark 16:2 doesn't give us the names of the women that actually went to the tomb on Sunday. Looking at Luke 24:10.. We do not see Salome listed by that name as part of the women who been at the burial site, but the two Mary are...so it's not clear if she made the travel with them. We are only certain that she bought some items.
On the way there, there was a discussion on how to remove the huge stone blocking the entrance
(Mark 16 :3). Before their arrival there was an earthquake, in which an angel descended from heaven came and rolled backed the stone and sat on it (Matthew 28:2). When they reached their destination, they saw that the obstacle was removed (Mark 16:4, Luke 24:2, and John 20:1); so they entered into the tomb and discovered the Lord's body was missing (Luke 24:3).
Inside the tomb was an angel sitting on the right side (Mark 16:5). The angel acknowledged that the women are looking for the body of Jesus and informed them that the Lord had risen (Mark 16:6 and Matthew 28:5&6). The ones that experienced this fled from the site, possibly passed the other women who may have been standing outside of the tomb (Luke 24:5- "bowed down their faces to the earth"..Keyword is earth), without saying a word to "them" and/or others (Mark 16:8) focusing only on disclosing the news to the disciples(Mark 16:10 and Matthew 28:8)in keeping with what was requested (Mark 16:7 and Matthew 28:7).
Just before they reached the disciples, Jesus appeared to them and they worshipped at His feet(Matthew 28:9). The women were to give the disciples a message to meet the Lord in Galilee (Matthew 28:10). Mary Magdalene may have met the resurrected Christ, but the scripture doesn't tell us if she was immediately aware of who he was according to the gospel of Matthew.... in the same manner she didn't instantly recognize Christ in the gospel of John chapter 20 vs 14. She mistaken Him as a gardener. Worshipping at His feet doesn't indicate they knew Who He was(Matthew 28:9)...given that that was the same reaction with the two angels in Luke 24:4 & 5. What we do know, according to scripture, is that the Lord's resurrected appearance could be unrecognizable (Luke 24:13-16).
With the elapsing of time (Luke 24:4-"And it came to pass"), The women's jubilation (Matthew 28:8) was replaced with some confusion (Luke 24:4-"As they were much perplexed"). Suddenly, two angels stood by these groups of women (Luke 24:4) and freshen their memory concerning the words of Christ (Luke 24:6-8). Afterwards, they also went to notify the disciples of said events (Luke 24:9). Their report wasn't believed (Luke 24:11 and Mark 16:11).
Mary Magdalene personally gave her interpretation of the experience to the apostles Peter and John (John 20:2). She did not yet understand the concept of the resurrection (John 20:9) so she thought someone moved the body of Christ (John 20:2). Peter and John decided to go to the tomb to see for themselves (John 20:3). John reached the sepulchre first (John 20:4)
He stooped to get a look inside, but didn't go in. John noticed the linen clothes (John 20:5)...shortly after, Peter arrived at the location. He also bend to get a view of the inside (Luke 24:12). He noted the linen clothes laid separately (Luke 24:12). Peter decided to go inside where he then observed the linen clothes and the napkin used to cover the head of the Lord (John 20:6&7). John then decided to join Peter, when he saw the empty tomb with the linen clothes and napkin, he believed (John 20:8).
However, Peter was not yet convinced (John 20:9 and Luke 24:12) wondering in himself at that which was come to pass. The men went to their own home (John 20:10). Mary Magdalene remained at the sepulchre (John 20:11).
While mourning, Mary Magdalene also crouched to glance at the interior of the grave (John 20:11) where she saw two seated angels, one at each end of the body where Jesus was laid (John 20:12). Directly after your responses to the angels, an unidentifiable Jesus stood behind her (John 20:14).
When Jesus spoken her name, Mary knew it was Christ (John 20:16). She may have rushed to embrace him for he told her not to touch him because he did not ascend to the Father yet (John 20:17). The Lord was not telling Mary she couldn't feel Him with her hands, keeping in mind, she already did earlier (Matthew 28:9-"And they came and held him by the feet"). Physical touch wasn't the issue, this is confirmed in John 20:27 when the Lord also invited Thomas to probe his open wombs.
Jesus was telling Mary she could not adjoin herself to him yet. Mē mou haptou is the Greek phrase for "Touch me not", it insinuates an emotional clinging. With seeing the living Messiah, the scriptures seems to suggest that Mary Magdalene desired to keep the resurrected Lord with her, but Jesus informs her that He must ascend to God (John 20:17), where he would be more beneficial. She returned to the disciples with an explanation of the absent body, that with her own eyes, she saw Jesus alive (John 20:18).